The first data packets are sent between networked computers on October 29th by Charley Kline at UCLA, under supervision of Professor Leonard Kleinrock. The first attempt resulted in the system crashing as the letter G of “Login” was entered.
Key internet protocols implemented
Dr. David Clark implements Internet protocols for the Multics systems, the Xerox PARC ALTO and the IBM PC
Danny Cohen Pioneers Network Voice Protocol
Danny Cohen was the first to implement packet video and packet voice when he adapted the visual flight simulator to run over the ARPANET in 1973. It was the first application of packet switching to real-time applications
Lawrence Landweber Creates Computer Science Network
Lawrence Landweber creates CSNET, a network for all US university and industrial computer research groups. By 1984, over 180 university, industrial, and government computer science departments are participating in CSNET.
Professor David Farber helps conceive and organize the NAtional Science Foundation's Computer Science Network (CSNet), which is instrumental in helping to spread global awareness of networking technology
Visual Simulator Runs Over ARPAnet
Danny Cohen adapts the visual simulator to run over the ARPAnet, the first application of packet- switching networks to real-time applications
Kilnam Chon Connects Asia to Internet
Kilnam Chon develops the first Internet connection in Asia, called SDN, and his pioneering work inspires others to promote the Internet’s regional growth.
Yvonne Marie Andrés Creates Global Schoolnet
1984 - 1985
In 1984, Yvonne Marie Andrés creates the nonprofit Global SchoolNet, an international organization that facilitates collaborative educational projects.
Craig Partridge Develops Modern Email Routing System
Craig Partridge adds to the email and designs its routed using domain names
Time Berners-Lee creates WWW
At CERN, Tim Berners-Lee creates the World Wide Web. Robert Cailliau is a key proponent of the project, and helps Berners-Lee author a proposal for funding